Monthly Archives: February 2009

It’s official: LEICA SUPER-ELMAR-M 18 mm f/ 3.8 ASPH

February 18, 2009: With the LEICA SUPER-ELMAR-M 18 mm f/ 3.8 ASPH., Leica Camera AG, Solms, expands their range of short focal-length lenses for the Leica M System, adding another compact wide-angle lens. This newly developed lens is characterized by its outstanding image quality and compact size. Another addition to the Leica rangefinder system accessories […]

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It’s official: LEICA SF 58

February 18, 2009: Leica Camera AG, Solms, presents a new flash unit combining the highest performance and system compatibility in one high-end flash unit the LEICA SF 58. The maximum guide number of 58 (ISO 100/21) enables high light output and, due to its fully swivelling reflector, offers ideal opportunities for indirect flash illumination. Its […]

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New Leica flash leaked has the new Leica flash on their website and some more products: The new Super-Elmar 18mm f3.8-ASPH: £1955 Leica 18mm metal finder: £550 The new Lsica SF58 flash-gun: £520 Leica ever-ready case for D-LUX 4: £125 Expected delivery date: March/April, official announcement: February 20th.

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Got my Leica D-Lux 4 rebate and…

… extra free battery and complimentary Leica leather memory card wallet. I was not sure if Leica US will honor all 3 rebates at the same time, but it was no problem. In addition, since I purchased it from my local authorized dealer on a Leica Demo Day, I did not have to pay any taxes […]

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LeicaRumors now on Facebook and Twitter

Two more ways to follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from LR

Happy Valentine’s Day with this free download of “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye

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New lens: Leica M 3.8/18 Super-Elmar

Optical Formula : Number of 8 lenses in 7 groups (2 aspherical lens) Distance adjustment from 0.7m to infinity Dimension : length 48.8mm Weight : 310g Cost : 2,290 Euros ($2,956) I guess this was the new product that was going to be announced on February 20th. The question is: was that it?

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Panasonic buying Leica?

“I was on a conf-call today with some of my far eastern colleagues and one of them mentioned that Panasonic was investigating the Purchase of the Leica photographic division from its current owner a certain Austrian guy called Mr. Kaufmann.” Source

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